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  • Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . 2 Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Let’s Get Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Power Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Volume Pedal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Master Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 ABC’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 MCS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Auto Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Pedal Magic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Listen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Headphones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    Setups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Style Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Song Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

    Music Styles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Style List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Selecting A Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Style Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    Style Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Drum Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Tempo/Downbeat Indicator . . . . . . . . 15 Tempo Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Lock Tempo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 EASY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

    MCS-Music Chord System . . . . . . . 15 Red, Blue, Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Major Chord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Minor Chord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Seventh Chord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 No Chord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    Intro Ending . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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    Thank you for choosing the Lowrey EZ10 Virtual Orchestra for your home! This guide offers complete operational information to help you enjoy your new musical instrument. Please read the guide and keep it close by for future reference.

    Table of Contents Minor Chord Intro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Start Stop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Fill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

    Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Upper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

    Organs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Vibra Trem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Orchestral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Dual Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Orchestral On/Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Orchestral to Right Split . . . . . . . . . . 21

    Harmony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Fake It! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Lower . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    Dual Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Lower Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

    Glide / Sustain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Bass/Pedal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

    Bass Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

    1. Keyboard Split . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 2. Organs Sustain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 3. Touch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 4. Drums Only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 5. Keyed Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 6. Bass Pedals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 7. Orch. Octave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 8. Orchestral Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 9. Transpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    MCS Chord Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Song Setup List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Assembling The Bench . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

    Original Owner/Purchaser: Register your New EZ10 Lowrey purchase instantly by visiting www.lowrey.com. Click on the Warranty Registration link at the top of the Lowrey home page.

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    1. Power - Page 8 2. Volumes - Page 8, 14, 24, 25

    Control the volume level of various sections of the EZ10. 3. Home - Page 8

    Pressing the Home button returns the EZ10 to its original power on setting. 4. ABC’s - Page 9

    Illuminate the musical alphabet to guide your playing. 5. Pedal Magic - Page 9

    Always play the right bass note. 6. Music Styles - Page 13

    Select fully-orchestrated musical accompaniments. 7. Performer - Page 13

    Each Music Style features three distinctive types of orchestration: Full Band, Pianist or Guitarist. 8. Style Controls - Page 14

    Control aspects of each Style. Intro Ending - Add a professionally composed Introduction and Ending to your songs. Start Stop - Starts and Stops a Style. Fill - Add a rhythmic break or fill-in to your song. Easy activates Lowrey easy play features: MCS Chords, Chord Memory and Auto Bass. MCS - Individual control of the easy play chord feature. Memory - Individual control of the chord memory feature.

    9. Drum Volume - Page 15 Control the volume level of the drums portion of a Music Style.

    10. Style Setup - Page 12 Select from among six complete sound presets for each Music Style.

    11. Tempo - Page 15 Speed up or slow down the tempo of any Music Style. Tempo value is shown in the display.

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    12. Songs - Page 10 Listen to prerecorded musical performances loaded in the EZ10.

    13. Song Setup - Page 12 Select a complete sound preset for a song from a list of titles loaded in the EZ10.

    14. Setups - Page 11 Select a from among six complete sound presets.

    15. Display Used along with many features. Shows data, values and feature choices.

    16. Feature Controls - Page 26 Scroll - show different feature options Select - Implement a feature option Feature - A list of EZ10 control parameters Contrast - Set the display contrast

    17. Sounds - Page 19 Select from a variety of musical instrument sounds for the upper keyboard.

    18. Vibra Trem - Page 20 Adds motion to organ sounds.

    19. Bass / Pedals - Page 25 Select from a variety of musical instrument sounds for the bass pedals.

    20. Lower - Page 23 Select from a variety of musical instrument sounds for the lower keyboard.

    21. Fake It! - Page 23 Add solos and ‘riffs’ to your music with just one finger.

    22. Harmony - Page 22 Select different types of one finger harmonies.

    23. Headphones - Connect a set of stereo headphones.

    Control Panel

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    When the Volume Pedal volume level is to loud, or too soft, use the Master Volume control to decrease or increase the volume level.

    - The top button increases the volume level. - The bottom button decreases the volume level. You may need to press either button several times to reach the desired level.

    Pedal Set to Minimum VolumePedal Set to Maximum Volume

    Volume Pedal Place your right foot on the Volume Pedal while playing. Moving this pedal controls the overall volume level of the EZ10. - Pressing the pedal all the way down is maximum volume. - Pressing the pedal all the way back is minimum volume. The Volume Pedal allows the player to add expression (changes in the volume level) to their music.

    Home Press the Home button anytime to return the EZ10 to the original Power On setup.

    Power Turn the EZ10 on by pressing the Power button on the left end of the control panel. The instrument will fully power up in just a few seconds. An Orchestra sound is on the upper keyboard. A Grand Piano sound is on the lower keyboard. Orchestra and Piano is the Power On setup.

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    Memory Memory continues sounding the last MCS chord played, even after the key or keys have been released. This feature frees your hand to turn a page of music or prepare for the next chord to be played. Chord Memory also becomes active when you press the Easy button or select a Music Style.

    Auto Bass Auto Bass is the feature that plays bass along with you automatically, creating a full, rich sound. Auto Bass is not a button. It is a feature that becomes active when you press the Easy button or select a Music Style and play a lower keyboard/left hand chord. When you play your own bass ped- als Auto Bass stops in order for your playing to take priority. When you stop playing bass pedals Auto Bass begins to play again.

    - A long pedal will be the root note of your left hand chord. - A short pedal will be the 5th of your left hand chord. Try alternating between any long and short pedal in tempo with a Music Style. When using Pedal Magic without a Music Style turn off the Easy button to silence the Auto Bass feature.

    Pedal Magic Pedal Magic enables you to play bass pedals and always play the right note. While playing a lower keyboard/left hand chord (MCS or conven- tional) press any pedal with your foot in the tempo you desire.

    MCS MCS - Music Chord System is Lowrey’s easy-play feature that makes playing left hand chords easy. With MCS, you can play major chords with just one finger and obtain a full-sounding, mus